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The 5th International Health Literacy Conference

The 5th International Health Literacy Conference
Abstract submission: before 15th July 2017

Pre-conference workshop
Date      : 12th November 2017
Venue  : Research Management & Innovation Complex, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Conference
Date      : 13th -14th November 2017
Venue  : Research Management & Innovation Complex, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

We are honored to invite you to the 5th International Health Literacy Conference, hosted by the Centre for Population Health, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, together with the Asian Health Literacy Association (AHLA).

Delegates from around the world, especially from countries in the Europe and Asia Pacific region, will join this important conference. There will be more than 200 presentations throughout the event, including keynote speeches, oral and poster presentations, symposiums and workshops, giving delegates the opportunity to share the latest research findings or innovation in population health as well as health literacy.

Theme: "Health Literacy & Population Health"

The conference aims

  • To provide a platform for discussion and information dissemination to all researchers and health care practitioners who are interested in the latest developments in all major areas of population health with an emphasis on the research of the relationship between health literacy and environment, population and society.
  • Increase the delegates’ awareness in the importance of research and training in health literacy and population health.
  • To promote the development of health literacy networks in the Asian region and throughout the world.

The following health issues will be discussed in individual symposiums:

  • Ageing
  • Cancer: Risk factors, epidemiology, survivorship, prevention & control
  • Digital Health Literacy
  • Economic Evaluation
  • Global health
  • Health literacy & population Health
  • Health literacy & effectiveness of medical services
  • Health literacy & primary healthcare
  • Health literate organization
  • Health systems & policy
  • Infectious diseases & neglected tropical diseases
  • Lifestyle, health promotion & health literacy
  • Mental health & health literacy
  • Non-communicable diseases
  • Nutrition & food safety
  • Occupational & environmental health
  • Patients’ satisfaction, quality of life and health literate services
  • Social determinants of health & health literacy
  • Universal health coverage
  • Vaccine preventable diseases & immunization literacy
  • Women & adolescent health

More details on the conference can be found at: http://umconference.um.edu.my/ahla2017
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